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Shelton Jackson Lee (born March 20, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia), better known as Spike Lee, is an American filmmaker noted for his films dealing with controversial social and political issues.

Filmography

Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Producer Actor Role
1983 Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
1986 She's Gotta Have It Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Mars Blackmon
1988 School Daze Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Half-Pint
1989 Do the Right Thing Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Mookie
1990 Mo' Better Blues Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Giant
1991 Jungle Fever Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Cyrus
Lonely in America Template:Yes Himself
1992 Malcolm X Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Shorty
1994 Crooklyn Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Snuffy
D.R.O.P. Squad Template:Yes Template:Yes Himself
Ghostwriter: Into the Comics Template:Yes Himself
1995 Clockers Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Chucky
Lumière and Company Template:Yes Template:Yes Himself
New Jersey Drive Template:Yes
(Executive
producer)
Tales from the Hood Template:Yes
1996 Get on the Bus Template:Yes Template:Yes
Girl 6 Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Jimmy
1997 4 Little Girls Template:Yes Template:Yes
1998 He Got Game Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
Freak Template:Yes
Pavarotti and Friends for the Children of Liberia Template:Yes
1999 Summer of Sam Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes John Jeffries
Pavarotti and Friends for the Guatemala and Kosovo Template:Yes
The Best Man Template:Yes
2000 The Original Kings of Comedy Template:Yes Template:Yes
Bamboozled Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
Afrocentricity Template:Yes
(Executive
producer)
Lisa Picard is Famous Template:Yes Himself
Love & Basketball Template:Yes
2001 A Huey P. Newton Story Template:Yes
The Concert for New York City Template:Yes
3 A.M. Template:Yes Template:Yes Filmmaker
2002 25th Hour Template:Yes Template:Yes
Jim Brown: All-American Template:Yes Template:Yes
Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet
segment: "We Wuz Robbed"
Template:Yes Template:Yes
2003 Good Fences Template:Yes
(Executive
producer)
2004 She Hate Me Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes
Sucker Free City Template:Yes Template:Yes
2005 Dream Street Template:Yes
Miracle's Boys
episodes: "New Charlie" and "Bond of Brothers"
Template:Yes
All the Invisible Children
segment: "Jesus Children of America"
Template:Yes Template:Yes
2006 Inside Man Template:Yes
When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts Template:Yes Template:Yes
Shark (pilot) Template:Yes
2008 Miracle at St. Anna Template:Yes Template:Yes
Passing Strange Template:Yes Template:Yes
2009 Kobe Doin' Work Template:Yes Template:Yes
2010 If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise Template:Yes Template:Yes
2011 You're Nobody Till Somebody Kills You Template:Yes
2011 Pariah Template:Yes
(Executive
producer)
2012 Red Hook Summer Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Template:Yes Mookie
2012 Bad 25 Template:Yes Template:Yes
2013 Oldboy Template:Yes Template:Yes

Appearances in documentaries

Spike Lee has been interviewed or appeared as a guest in numerous documentaries.

Year Film
1990 Mandela in America
Spike Lee & Company: Do It a Cappella
1993 Seven Songs for Malcolm X
The Last Party
1994 Hoop Dreams
1995 The Cronkite Reports: The Faltering Dream
First Works: A Revealing Look at Today's Greatest Directors, Vol. 1
1996 The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money
When We Were Kings
1997 The Directors: Spike Lee
2005 How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)
2006 Edge of Outside
2007 Lights! Action! Music!
2008 40 x 15
2010 Spike and Jim
2010 Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks, an episode of 30 for 30
2010 The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players




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